Cindy Woodsmall holds up a large piece of an Amish hand-sewn quilt in front of the class. She flips the quilt over and shows the students a patchwork of odd shapes held together by lose threads and exposed seams. She explains that the quilt is a lot like life. Most things that happen don't make sense, but when you see how it all comes together in the end, it makes something warm and is always ...
The holiday seasons seems to bring out the spirit of giving in people. Even as buying gifts for friends and family takes priority, local charities are making it easy for people help those in need, including animals. There are nearly 200 animals at the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia who depend on donated food. All of the food the shelter provides to the animals comes through donations, and it is always in need of more. ...
Seven years ago, Tiffany Haley Williams was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease, a type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system.
All over the country today, families gather around the dinner table to celebrate their blessings.
"He just always loved trains. He adored them," Russell Tether said of his father, Dr. Bob Tether.
Walter and Winkie Boomershine were honored Thursday at the North Georgia Community Foundation's annual Philanthropists of the Year Luncheon.
A Lula company is busy transforming blocks of foam into a winter wonderland for a major event in Washington state.
DAHLONEGA - Along a winding path in the forest at Glisson Camp & Retreat Center, the changing leaves took a symbolic tone as the EcoEternity Forest was consecrated Monday afternoon.
The more than 100 people on a Meals on Wheels waiting list may get some help from another set of wheels today.
Dick Mecum, former U.S. marshal and Hall County sheriff, has announced that he will run for chairman of the Hall County Board of Commissioners.
Brenau University bestowed its two highest nonacademic honors Thursday night during the President's Club dinner at the Chattahoochee Country Club.
United Way of Hall County has raised more than 50 percent of its $1.8 million goal for 2011.
Five months after an accident totalled one of the Good News at Noon vans, the ministry is making due with what it has.
Christmas decorations, homemade candy, unique jewelry and clothing are just a few of the things holiday shoppers will be able to purchase at the 20th anniversary of Marketplace in Gainesville.
Most big banks have decided to drop debit card fees they recently instituted after customer outrage about the move lead to the closing of accounts.
One year is all that stands between high school seniors and the start of their adult lives.
Cycling has long been touted as a great way to improve health and increase longevity, but two Georgia cyclists are attempting to take the sport a step farther.
If you were asked to draw a picture of your favorite holiday memory from childhood, what would you draw? A Christmas tree? A wrapped present? Santa Claus?
Few things have the ability to bring out the inner child in even the most grinchy Scrooge like the Christmas tree.
Regardless of which church you attend, it's likely you have heard the story behind the Christmas season. But some people need reminding.
Dalayne Adkinson smiles as she rubs her toy elephant "Ellie" across her cheek. The 8-year-old beauty queen from Clarkesville said she has had the stuffed animal since she was a baby and it's always made her feel better. Toys can do that.
Sometimes being thankful isn't so much about what you have but about what you can give.
Regardless of the time of year, decorating a small house or room can be a challenge.
Gainesville First United Methodist Church is hosting its 17th annual Christmas is One Language concert this Sunday.
While grandchildren may not always take advice from their grandparents, seniors are taking a cue from the younger generations at least when it comes to technology.
This Thanksgiving, the American festival of eating will coincide with the Jewish Festival of Lights in a holiday match-up that has been dubbed Thanksgivukkah.
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